Experience

Graphic Artists Guild
Boston Chapter President: 2013 – present

  • Set agenda for the year’s events; identify topics and speakers of interest and importance to the membership
  • Coordinate with the Chapter Administrator to secure event space, schedule speakers, and promote events
  • Monitor budget and membership roster
  • Representative on the International Board of Directors, the Guild’s governing body
  • Introduce speakers, explain the Guild’s mission, greet members, and recruit prospective members at events
  • Live-tweet events from the Chapter’s Twitter account (@BostonGuild)

Blossom Floral Design (Cambridge, MA)
Florist and Assistant Manager: 2013 – present

  • Design original floral arrangements, including centerpieces, corsages, and wrapped bouquets
  • Assist customers in person, on the phone, and online with orders, payment, and questions
  • Manage database: enter and edit orders; maintain house and customer accounts; issue monthly invoices and track down delinquent payments; process customer payments
  • Coordinate with multiple vendors to accept and complete orders
  • Shop upkeep: process and care for new inventory; arrange and clean displays; order new materials; clean and organize workspaces
  • Experience with Teleflora and FTD order systems
  • Manage shop independently as needed

New Jersey Devils – National Hockey League (Newark, NJ)
Devils Army Generals – Boston: 2013 – present

  • First (and only) out-of-state member of the Devils Army Generals program, a team of two-dozen socially-savvy Devils hockey fans who engage and interact with the team’s fan base through Twitter, Facebook and other online channels as the voice of the fans, for the fans

Women In Technology International
Social Media Co-Chair, Boston Chapter: 2013

  • Researched and planned social media strategy
  • Collaborated with other members of the Chapter’s leadership board on event planning and promotion, and recruiting new members
  • Live-tweeted events from the Chapter’s Twitter account (@WITIBoston)
  • Assisted with registration, setup, and breakdown at events

Tech Cocktail
Event assistant: 2011 – 2012

  • Assisted Regional Manager with setup, registration, and breakdown

Angry Viking Press (Nahant, MA)
Consultant: 2005 – present

  • Strategy consultant: social media, marketing, event preparation and promotion, website development
  • Collaborated on drafting artist contracts
  • Assisted in creation of the company’s initial business plan

Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA)
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator, Continuing Medical Education: 2003 – 2012

  • Established the Department’s Strategic Marketing Committee
  • Planned and managed Department website to WordPress, including restructuring content and coordination creation of necessary new content
  • Brought 90% of print materials into compliance with new University brand standards within their first year
  • Redesigned 15+ event brochures within first 4 years
  • Created and maintained stock photography library
  • Produced 30+ print and 20+ email marketing pieces annually
  • Coordinated the Strategic Marketing Committee’s quarterly meetings and ongoing activities
  • Liaison to internal & external vendors, including printers, web developers, IT, and photographers
  • Maintained Department website, mailing lists, and online programs

The Daily Jolt (Boston, MA)
Design Intern: 2002

  • Designed print ads for 35+ sponsors for use in Daily Jolt Area Guides (Providence, RI and Tufts University)
  • Researched and contributed content for Area Guides
  • Created online recruitment advertisements for the Daily Jolt network

University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
Freelance Designer, UMass Theater: 2001 – 2003

  • Designed promotional materials for theatrical productions